'Britannia' off Cowes by Steven Dews


'Britannia' off Cowes


Steven Dews

Ref GL266 C
Type Fine Art Canvas Print
Limited Editions This Limited Edition Gouttelette Canvas has been printed with lightfast inks onto fine archival-quality cotton canvas, coated with acid-free priming for permanent artwork reproduction. Limited Edition Size: 50 Certified: Yes
Image Size 28" x 20" (71 x 50 cm)
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Britannia was designed by George Watson of Glasgow and built in 1892 on the Clyde by D & W Henderson. Commissioned by The Prince of Wales, later to become King Edward VII, the yacht was one of the most successful Big Class yachts in history. Throughout her career she underwent many modifications to keep pace with the ever-changing racing rules, but her basic hull design kept her up with, and in front of, the leaders.